I’m waaay behind on planned posts here but I don’t even have time right now for anything too in depth, so this will just be a little update.
When reading Scripture on my own impulse or in service of the needs of my academic work, I am much more of a “New Testament guy” [plus Genesis, a bit … Continue reading Wisdom, Life, and Being Towards Death
One of the first lessons I teach my students – in classes that make use of sacred texts – is that however much our lifestyles and technologies have changed, the … Continue reading Humanity: A History of Bad Habits
I’ve got 25 “drafts” in various stages of development [including a “full post” response to a comment several entries back], Roman’s (from Theology and Justice) counterpoint to “Accept the Mystery…” … Continue reading The Saga Continues
This started out as a reply to a reply to a comment I made over at Theology and Justice [which also has this post that I recommend to, well, anyone who’s reading … Continue reading Accept the Mystery or Take the Leap?
Our necessary interdependence, our essence as social beings, our responsibility to act in solidarity with and for our neighbors—these are teachings to which the Spirit had brought me long before my conversion. For … Continue reading Briefly Revisiting Catholic Solidarity
An exercise in a kind of speculative theological anthropology, what follows is not intended to represent any established doctrine of the Church but rather only the development of my own thought … Continue reading It Only Leads If It Bleeds